Helen FRANKENTHALER, Ganymede Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Ganymede 1978 Title Notes: 000-006
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio colour soft ground etching, aquatint, sugar lift Support: white, wove, machine mould-made, Arches paper
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 49, plus 12 artist's proofs; 3 special (presentation) proofs; 2 work proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; archive copy; cancellation proof; 6 reference proofs (unsigned)
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1978

Edition Notes: Plate preparation and processing by Rodney Konopaki and Paul Sanders. Proofing and edition printing by Konopaki. 6 colour etching/aquatint printed from 4 copper plates as follows: blend of transparent yellow-ochre and dark yellow-ochre (aquatint), red and blue (soft-ground etching), red (lift-ground etching), yellow-orange (lift-ground etching).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "29 April ' 78/ HF"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "OK to print"
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "Go!" embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "76-289"
Dimensions: composition 26.2 h x 16.6 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 42.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Harrison, P. (1996), p.69
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2872
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1978